I released a new version of my Firefox extension that will forcefully redirect you away from privacy erosive services to better alternatives. It started as a joke, but I end up actually using it.
When I want to look up a place, I instinctively and mechanically start typing "maps.googl...". This extension will instead take me to OpenStreetMaps. It will also functionally translate Google Search links to DuckDuckGo and Google Translate links to Deepl.
NOISE AGAINST GOOGLE &CO!
Google &co still watching!!
Join a festive occasion of meeting with neighbors, having fun and moving towards the next steps of action! <3
5 years ago: Digital Feudalism and How to Avoid It
The one thing I’d change is to replace “open source” with “ethical technology” and “free (as in freedom)” in my words.
Antiterrorist Censorship: The EU Commission Wants to Kill the Decentralized Internet
Our reaction: https://www.laquadrature.net/en/new_terro_regulation
This proposal would impose new obligations to hosting service providers, including the removal in less than an hour of the reported content.
The Chaos Communication Congress (C3) is the perfect place to spread ideas about decentralized social media and ethical alternatives to the #GAFAM.
The 35th C3 will take place in Leipzig on December 27-30, and the call for talks is open until October 15:
Past talks are available here:
Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany, New Research Suggests
(submitted by pjc50)
Facebook is rating the trustworthiness of its users on a scale from zero to one
"The poorest places in the world are becoming Facebook-dependent at a rapid rate"
-told at DemocracyNow by Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of "Anti-social media. How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy":
John Oliver about the stock crash of Facebook:
At minute 4:05 is how a FB advertisement should really look like 😂
Two excellent talks (in FRENCH) given this month by the director of the association Framasoft, Pierre-Yves Gosset:
Dégooglisons internet: 3 ans de campagne
Contributopia : Dégoogliser ne suffit pas!
Image: "Three years of #degoogle -ing did cost like 80 metres of highway" (minute 46 of first video)
Facebook and Twitter lost 20% of their value. 🎆 😂 🎆
We need to keep hitting them hard until they collapse.
When the next action?
May 1st ( Worker's Day)
May 25, https://gafam.laquadrature.net
September 12, FB Boycott:
Can we plan ONE big day every ~3 months where we ALL come TOGETHER to beat the s**t out of the investors and provoke an extra stock plunge?
The idea of a "Decentralized Tech ecosystem map" and of a 'Decentralized Web Summit" is good in principle.
However they are only on Twitter, their website uses google-analytics and one of the featured speakers is a "Chief Internet Evangelist" at Google.
These are sufficient no-go arguments for me.
In memory of Oksana, an activist, a hero.
JULY 7 - Independence from
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